Mon.Jun 27, 2022

Attend Class In VR With Immerse, A Language App For Quest 2

VRScout

Imagine being late for school in the metaverse. Immerse is an educational metaverse platform developed in collaboration with top researchers from North America, Europe, and Japan.

The XR Week Peek (2022.06.27): Meta shows its R&D prototypes, Apple shows nothing as usual, and much more!

The Ghost Howls

It’s hot and the drought is creating some issues here in northern Italy. But I had a nice weekend, plus I’ve been chosen by Onalytica as one of the top 5G+XR influencers on Linkedin, so I think of this and I stay happy. Top news of the week. Image by Meta).

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VR Developer Builds VR Game Inside VR In Just 24 Hours

VRScout

“Yo dawg, I heard you like VR games…” A VR developer by the name of Quentin Valembois, aka Valem , is quickly becoming known for his experimental projects involving cutting-edge immersive technology.

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Apple Reveals Improvements Coming in ARKit 6 for Developers

Road to VR

Earlier this month during Apple’s annual developer conference, WWDC 2022, the company gave developers the first look at improvements coming to Apple’s ARKit 6 toolkit for building AR apps on iOS devices.

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Are You Still Watching? How to Create Engaging Presentations for Virtual Learning

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director at BrightCarbon

Remote meetings are here to stay - and so is the Zoom fatigue that many experience. The importance of compelling content is more apparent than ever. In this webinar, learn how PowerPoint provides terrific tools to create the kind of dynamic visual content you need to capture your remote audience’s attention. Come along to this masterclass packed with live demonstrations of how to create compelling presentations for successful meetings in a virtual and hybrid environment. In this webinar, you will learn how to: Create dynamic visuals that support persuasive stories to engage your audience Develop professional-looking designs for presentations and other content Become a PowerPoint legend with techniques to make effective presentations quickly and easily June 30th, 2022 at 9:30 am PDT, 12:30 pm EDT, 5:30 pm GMT

The Truth Behind The Terrible Resale Value Of Electric Cars

Slashgear

While you might think your electric vehicle is saving you money, think again if you're considering its potential resale value.

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Luxury Brands Embrace the E-Commerce Metaverse With Virtual Stores

ARPost

The metaverse just got more luxurious. Immersive commerce platform ByondXR has recently launched virtual stores for Armani Skincare and YSL Beauty Thailand.

The Airspeeder Is A Real F1 'Flying Racing Car' From The Future

Slashgear

The creators of the Airspeeder suggest they've created the "world's first electric flying race car," despite the vehicle's lack of wheels.

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Mobile AR Users Break the One-Billion Barrier

AR Insider

How big is the mobile AR universe? We're talking both devices and users, the latter exceeding 1 billion for the first time this year. What's driving these usage volumes and related AR revenue? We break it down in the latest Behind the Numbers post. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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Tesla Repair Costs Are More Than 27% Higher Than The Average Car. Here's Why

Slashgear

As is the case with any high-end product made by a relatively new brand, the cost to repair a Tesla is something you might want to consider before purchase.

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Who C.A.R.E.S.!? How Learning Got Its Bad Rap & What We Can Do About It

Speaker: Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer at ELB Learning

Since when has learning and development become such a negative experience with learners? Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer for ELB Learning, will introduce a new learning framework called the C.A.R.E.S Learning Effectiveness Model.

Thief Simulator VR Headed To Quest Soon

Upload VR

VR stealth game Thief Simulator VR is coming to Meta Quest (formerly Oculus Quest) soon. A port of the game has appeared in the Coming Soon section of the Quest store and is named Thief Simulator VR – Greenview Street. Check out a trailer for the experience at this link.

Your Samsung Phone May Not Be As Water Resistant As You Thought

Slashgear

Samsung smartphone owners in Australia have won a lawsuit against the company after some of its supposedly water-resistant phones were damaged by water. Technology

Spatial Beats: Apple, Meta & Tencent

AR Insider

Welcome back to Spatial Beats, AR Insider's weekly series that features observations and insights of author and futurist Charlie Fink. This week, we look at Tim Cook's latest AR tease, Tencent's metaverse play and lots of moves from Meta. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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How The Boring Toyota AE86 Became An Exciting JDM Legend

Slashgear

Keiichi Tsuchiya, the original "Drift King," took made the original Toyota AE86 into a legend, from Nagano Prefecture mountain passes to pop culture stardom. Cars News

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How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

Why are people flying their American flags upside down?

Mashable VR

We did it. We're finally fighting back. We're really showing it to the Supreme Court. We're…flying the American flag, but upside down. Some folks are protesting the nation's recent Supreme Court decisions by flying their American flags upside down. This comes after the Dobbs v.

The Maserati Merak Is The Vintage Mid-Engine You Can Buy For Less Than A New Car

Slashgear

If you've dreamed of owning a vintage sports car but don't want to spend too much, a classic Maserati dating back to the 1970s may be what you're looking for.

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Elon Musk now has 100M followers on the platform he plans to buy

Digital Trends

Elon Musk now has 100 million followers on Twitter, the social media platform that he could be about to buy in a $44 billion deal. News Social Media Elon Musk Twitter

Why You Probably Won't See Nicolas Cage Driving A Ferrari

Slashgear

In handling his financial troubles, renowned actor Nic Cage may have broken a number of Ferrari's unspoken purchaser rules.

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The Key to Getting the Best Out of Video-Based Practice & Coaching

Speaker: Micah Eppler, Account Executive for Rehearsal of eLearning Brothers

Join Micah Eppler from eLearning Brothers to see hands-on examples of how organizations are transforming outcomes with video-based training strategies.

Hand Tracking Comes To Little Cities This Week On Quest

Upload VR

Little Cities will receive hand tracking support this week on Oculus Quest and Meta Quest 2. As you might recall, we spoke to James Howard, one half the Purple Yonder dynamic duo responsible for Little Cities, last month, shortly after the game’s launch.

This Bizarre Fan Powered Electric Car Just Set An Unbelievable New Record

Slashgear

The Goodwood Festival of Speed's 23-year-old outright hill record has finally been broken, and the car that did it isn't what many would consider conventional.

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Bitcoin miners stop 'HODLing,' start selling as crypto crashes and energy costs rise

Mashable VR

Cryptocurrency is doing so bad right now that even some of the quintessential "HODLers" are selling. Bitcoin miners have been unloading their Bitcoin holdings over the past two months as the cryptocurrency markets plummet and Bitcoin declines in value, according to a new report from Reuters.

This VW ID. Aero Concept Teases The All-Electric Post-Passat Future

Slashgear

Volkswagen has taken the wraps off its ID Aero, an EV concept sedan earmarked for production in China starting next year, followed by other markets. Cars News

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Immersing the Curious Mind in VR: Why You’re Missing Out on Proven ROI!

Speaker: John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO, CenarioVR® Creator

Join John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO and creator of the award-winning VR course builder CenarioVR®, to find out why organizations choose immersive learning and how they've used innovative approaches.

Resident Evil: Re:Verse: Release date, platforms, trailers, and more

Digital Trends

Resident Evil: Re:Verse didn't release alongside Resident Evil: Village as planned, but now it's finally on its way. Here's what you need to know. Gaming News multiplayer games Resident Evil Resident Evil Re:Verse survival horror upcoming games

The Classic Cars That Sean Connery Made So Famous

Slashgear

Sean Connery was the first James Bond and the first movie star to solidify such an extensive lineup of automobiles into the mainstream. Cars Entertainment

Toyota is recalling 2,700 electric bZ4X cars. Reason: Wheels may fall off.

Mashable VR

Toyota's first fully electric battery vehicle, the Toyota bZ4X, isn't off to a great start. The company is recalling a number of bZ4X vehicles, including some 2023 model year ones, over faulty wheels.

The Future Of Passwords Looks Completely Different

Slashgear

Passwords are pretty easy to steal and just as easy to forget. Some companies are working to get rid of them entirely, and that's where passkeys come in. Technology

Everyone Wins! How Games Can Improve Learning Outcomes Across Multiple Generations

Speaker: Stephen Baer, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Game Agency

Nearly 70% of American adults play video games. Stephen Baer, Chief Creative Officer at The Game Agency, will discuss each generation’s unique learning styles and identify game types that appeal to each one and improve your learning outcomes.